Jun 17, 2024

Gold Medal grad inspired to serve others

A childhood diagnosis transformed Dr. Teagan Holt’s (BSP'20, MD'24) life. Inspired to care for others, Holt has now received her medical degree at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), graduating at the top of her class.

Jun 5, 2024

Following parallel paths at USask

Identical twin sisters Caydence and Kennedy Marley, award-winning students and citizens of the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan, are the College of Law’s top graduates.

Jun 3, 2024

Bridging the finance and policy gap with an MPA at USask

From leading customer acquisition strategies across Africa to analyzing the provincial budget for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance, Henry Boye has had a riveting journey in the field of public finance and policy analysis.

May 9, 2024

USask to celebrate distinguished honorary degree recipients

From one of the youngest female Nobel Prize Laureates, and a Man Booker Prize recipient, to community champions of charity and industry, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will spotlight four extraordinary individuals this spring by awarding them the institution’s highest honour.

May 3, 2024

Offering support to international graduate students

USask graduate Dr. Yolanda Palmer-Clarke (PhD’15), who explored the lived experiences of international graduate students through her award-winning doctoral dissertation, continues to be a source of encouragement

May 2, 2024

Asian Heritage Month: Forage breeder a research leader at USask

Growing up on the Mongolian Plateau, Dr. Bill Biligetu (PhD'09) has seen first-hand the effect climate change can have on grasslands. As the Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program (SRP) Chair in Forage Crop Breeding at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Biligetu is breeding resilient forage varieties adapted for stressful environments.

May 1, 2024

Study’s insights may help expedite Addison’s disease diagnosis

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have identified some unique characteristics that most dogs show when they’re critically ill due to Addison’s disease — insights that may help veterinarians identify severe cases more quickly.

May 1, 2024

Feeling ‘the USask spirit’

Award-winning graduate and lifelong learner Dr. Idowu Mogaji (GPSC’21, PhD’23) knew the University of Saskatchewan was the right fit for her after seeing the Saskatoon campus in a YouTube video

May 1, 2024

‘A golden opportunity’: USask collaboration spans global borders

When University of Saskatchewan (USask) veterinary microbiologist Dr. Joe Rubin (DVM’07, PhD’11) and graduate student Dr. Roshan Madalagama (BVSc, PhD’18) first connected, they never knew that their working relationship would eventually span more than 10 years and two continents.

Apr 30, 2024

Nine USask faculty members named distinguished professors

Six USask alumni are among the nine faculty members who have been awarded the title of distinguished professor, a designation that honours and celebrates outstanding achievements in research, scholarly, and artistic work.

Apr 22, 2024

Home is where the heart is

Award-winning author Sharon Butala, who is moving back to Saskatchewan from Alberta, is the latest recipient of the Glengarry Book Award Prize for her novel "Leaving Wisdom"

Apr 19, 2024

USask education graduate students finalists in global sustainability competition

Kristin Moskalyk (BEd'16, MEd'23) and Nicole Lamoureux (MEd'23), graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Educational Technology and Design (ETAD) program through the College of Education, were awarded $10,000 as finalists in the Metaverse for Sustainable Development Goals Global Prize and Virtual Reality Competition.

Mar 20, 2024

WCVM alumnus honoured for dynamic career in beef industry

Dr. Allan Preston, a graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) during the cattle organization’s annual general meeting in February 2024.

Mar 15, 2024

USask mourns the passing of Dr. Leslie Dubé

The Saskatoon philanthropist, who died on March 13, 2024, at the age of 91, was bestowed with an honorary degree in 2007 for his many contributions to the University of Saskatchewan and to organizations across the province

Mar 15, 2024

‘I love the sport of track and field’

Inspired by his time as a USask student-athlete, alumnus Dr. Justin Pfefferle (BA’05) becomes head coach of the Concordia University Stingers cross-country and track and field teams

Mar 14, 2024

Making a difference for patients and families

USask alumni Tannis Nicholson (BusAdm’06) and Tyler Moss (BusAdm’08, CEBAC’11) are organizing a second memorial golf tournament to support the Comfort Care Fund at the Hospice at Glengarda

Feb 16, 2024

Sharing Métis stories

USask graduate Leah Marie Dorion (BEd’94, BA’99), an interdisciplinary artist, teacher, and author, celebrates her Métis heritage through a variety of literary and artistic projects